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Metallic Taste And Red Patches On Tongue
Metallic taste in mouth, thin red slightly itchy rash around mouth for over a month now. The metallic taste is new as of a wk... What is it?
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Extreme nasal congestion, sore throat, bad metallic taste in mouth now my right is slightly red, painful to blink w/white-yellowish discharge. Help?
Extreme nasal congestion, sore throat, bad metallic taste in mouth now my right tonsil is slightly red, painful to swallow and slight fevers! Help?
My tongue tasted like it had dry patches on it and had a metallic taste almost. Does anyone know if this is STD related?
What to do: First, see a dentist for an exam and find out why you have those symptoms on your tongue and metallic taste. There are lot's of possibilities. Second, if you are concerned about getting std's, consult with your physician for an exam and testing. Better to be safe on both counts and get whatever treatment you need (if any). Knowing you don't have anything serious is also comforting. ...Read more
Hormones: 1.Certain times of cycle hormones are at a higher level and can promote bleeding gums (severe or very mild). Birth control mimics this effect. The metallic taste could be from the break down of blood...Metallic taste may be the iron in the blood. 2.May also be a combo of this patch with your system...Patches deliver hormones directly and are more efficacious than oral pill, check with your doc. ...Read more
Need more: History including existing medical condition, medical history, medications presently taking. ... Probably best to consult with your physician or dentist. Hope this helps. ...Read more
In addition: Infections can also cause a metallic taste. They might be tooth, gums, sinus, or tonsils. If you go back to a tongue barbell, use plastic ends not metal. The metal breaks teeth. ...Read more
What could be causing a metallic taste on the tip of my tongue and what can I do to get rid of it?
Possible candida: I would suggest seeing an oral medicine dental specialist. ...Read more
When to be concerned about intermittent bitter/ metallic taste on tongue that doesn't seem to coincide with diet/ stress/ oral hygiene?
Cold/sinus issues for 2 wks, but the last wk have had a bitter/metallic taste in the back left side of my tongue. Wont go away. Some GI issues too.
Tongue piercing: A metallic taste may be the result of an infectious. How often do you clean the area? See a dentist ASAP and get this checked. Better yet take the tongue piercing out. They can do major damage to your teeth and gums. ...Read more
Past 5 months have had nausea, bitter metallic taste, a tongue sore & chillitis that comes & goes. Nausea/taste comes on & off all day with/out food. Past 5 months have had nausea, bitter metallic tas?
See your doctor: The metallic taste is known as dysguesia and can have many causes, including infection, an effect of smoking, allergies, or certain medications. With the meds you're taking I do wonder if one could be causing this, including the nausea and chelitis. I would suggest an office visit with your prescribing doctor to discuss your symptoms and review your medications and their side effects. ...Read more
I had strange metallic taste on tip of tongue that lasted for a few seconds. Frightened that it's a sign of brain tumor. Obsessed over brain tumors.
Probably isn't...: See a doc and get examined. Likely will be reassured. ...Read more
Laser surgery on tongue 6 weeks ago. Now dave dry mouth and metallic taste. Tongue has been rubbing on metal fillingwhat does this suggest?
I have a metallic taste in my mouth, bad breath, my tongue is white, and raised lesions on the back of my tongue. Can you pls tell me what this is?
I have a yellowish green color on back of my tongue and a terrible metallic taste. Saliva stays in the back of my mouth whenever I lie down, preventi?
Tongue taste: Cymbalta (duloxetine) is known to cause a metallic taste in some people. As for the 'green' part, two things come to mind. Either the GERD is the culprit and you are bringing up bile at night or you could have oral candidiasis. Try sleeping propped on 2 or three pillows. Talk to the Cymbalta (duloxetine) presciber. ...Read more
What do you think is causing metallic taste in my mouth? I've had a metallic taste in my mouth for 2 months. Today I looked at my tongue and it is a dark yellowish orange color. I went to the denist a month ago to rule out an infection and the taste maybe
Possible candida: I would suggest seeing an oral medicine dental specialist. ...Read more
The sides of my tongue burn when I eat almost anything. Even yogurt with granola make it burn. I have metallic taste in my mouth as well! I'm 27 f.?
BMS: Bms-burning mouth syndrome. Tongue, gums, throat can get sore or painful. Taste also changes from bitter to matalic. ...Read more
2 days ago, I started experiencing strong metallic taste coming from the back of my throat & tongue. I'm well-hydrated, but I had alcohol 3 nts ago.
Many possibilities: Could be from infection of teeth, tonsils, gums, throat. Could be from a bleed. Could be from change in diet. Could be a systemic problem such as diabetes. Please see both your General Dentist and your General Physician for examination. Further tests may be in order. ...Read more
My tongue has a white coating and I have a metallic taste at the front of my mouth. I've tried cleaning it with my tooth brush, but it comes back, also it is really far down my tongue where I can't reach. What do I do?
Dentist consult: See a dentist for a complete and thorough medical and dental history and a one on one clinical exam for the cause of your symptoms. There are many causes or combination of causes for what you describe. ...Read more
I am experiencing a metallic taste, dry mouth, raised bumps, back of tongue is white, and extremely bad breath that I can't smell. But offends others.
Halitosis: Bad breath can be caused by many different factors, including sinus infections, periodontal problems, smoking, cavities, acid reflux, and your diet. Address all of these possibilities with your dentist and physician, and I'm confident that your problem will at least be minimized, and hopefully eradicated. ...Read more
Hi I have a metallic taste in mouth and vibrating tongue feeling can see one large white spot on tonsil I am not in pain no fever my allergy hayfever?
Examination: See your Dentist. There may be an infection with bleeding causing the metallic taste, or it can be from Meds, diet change, etc. What exactly do you mean by "vibrating" tongue? White spot on tonsil & vibrating tongue has to be examined by ENT. Your Dentist should evaluate you for infection and to evaluate tongue integrity and function. Go get examined. ...Read more
Past 5 months, bitter/metallic taste, nausea, chilitis, sore on tongue. All comes & goes frequently. No new meds. Saw GP x2, DMD x1, Derm x1. Not reflux.
Dry Mouth: Can also cause the symptoms mentioned. Use non alcoholic mouth rinse and drink non sugary fluids to moisten the throat and mouth. Observe though if the tightness of the throat is due to constriction. It can be an allergic reaction to something taken or inhaled. Call your doctor. If you cannot breathe and started wheezing, it is an emergency situation. ...Read more
Broad range possible: Certain supplements & medications can give a metallic taste like biaxin, (clarithromycin) lithium, azithromycin, captopril, penicillamine, meds for glaucoma, reflux, & insomnia. Epistaxis, sinus infections or gingivitis with occult bleeding of the gums can give a metallic taste. Deteriorating metallic fillings, caries & abscesses can as well. Vitamin deficiencies b-12 & zinc, pregnancy & some systemic diseases. ...Read more
Drug side effects: A metallic taste can be a side effect of drugs or medications. I suggest he see his family doctor to explore this possibility. A comprehensive dental exam would also be a good idea. ...Read more
More history: Usually "dysgeusia" with an odd metallic taste is from taking medications (even calcium carbonate) or "just happens" & is never explained. I trust you are otherwise well & do not have occupational exposure to lead, mercury, or cadmium. Try running floss across your tongue, and using plastic utensils. ...Read more
Not metal: Medications such as some antibiotics, prenatal vitamins and antidepressants, as well as drugs used to treat high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis and kidney stones and iodine can cause metalic taste. Oral problems, including oral infections such as gingivitis or periodontitis, tooth infections, and poor oral hygiene. Rigorous oral hygiene should be the first approach to treatment. ...Read more
Many reasons: 1. Galvanic action: 2 different metals in saliva, a conductive fluid. 2. Leaking or broken down fillings. 3. Gum disease can cause a metallic taste. 4. Medications that are taken. 5. Trapped food particles or foods you have eaten. Consider these reasons, brush and floss well, and seek professional advice if it persists. ...Read more
Hard to say...: Without a medical history and an exam, it is difficult to tell you exactly what is your cause. Multiple factors contribute, including medications, hormonal changes, dental problems, etc. Please see your physician and dentist for evaluation. ...Read more
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